Ab Exercises You Should Be Doing

Would you like to have six-pack abs?  Then let’s talk about that. Six-pack abs are the result of the presence of muscle combined with an absence of fat. What many people don’t realize is that visible abdominal muscles are more the product of what happens in the kitchen and at meals versus what happens in […]

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Non-Exercise Activity

                Would you like to increase your metabolism and lose some weight? Your metabolism is always working to burn energy. During periods of higher activity, your body will burn more calories than when you are at rest.  But even at rest, your body is always expending energy. How […]

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Exercises You Can Do in 5 Minutes

Are you a person who thinks you are too busy to exercise?  Then begin reading this article. Some movement is better than none, especially when busy schedules get in the way, and there are countless ways you can get in physical activity. Even small bouts of exercise can add up to big benefits. With some […]

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TRX Exercises that Help with Balance

  If you have poor balance and would like to improve it to help with fall prevention, then take a look at this blog. While balance has not traditionally been included in the four major components of health-related fitness—aerobic fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility and body composition—research confirms that both static and dynamic balance play a […]

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Exercises to Help Low Back Pain

Do you experience low back pain? Low-back pain (LBP) is the most common chronic pain issue in the U.S., with 60 to 80% of adults struggling with it on a regular basis. While many conditions can lead to LBP, inadequate core strength is a common causal factor. Increased sedentary jobs and sitting time can lead to […]

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Four Workout Time Wasters

Are you a busy adult looking for a maximal return of fat loss, weight loss, strength and overall performance with a minimal time investment? Then take a look at some simple exercise switches you can make to pump up your exercise portfolio and get awesome results, from St. Louis, Brentwood and Clayton, MO personal trainers. […]

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Building a Healthy Habit

  Have you ever tried to drink more water or stop eating fast food, but just not been able to sustain the new habit? St. Louis, Brentwood and Clayton, MO personal trainers explain the anatomy of a habit and give you strategies to create new behaviors listed below. Anatomy of a Habit A habit is […]

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How to Get a Better Butt

Here’s a question every St. Louis personal trainer receives “How do I get a better butt? “Toned tush”, “fabulous fanny”, and “chiseled cheeks” in only 30 days by popping a pill or doing a 30 day squat challenge are just some of the ways the media has tried to find the answer.  However, truly changing […]

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50 Ways to Cut Calories

Would you like to lose weight?  Then cut calories as well as exercise.  Here are 50 ways to cut calories from St. Louis, Clayton and Brentwood, MO personal trainers, and they fall into eight categories. Control Over Tempting Sensation Habits 1. Control triggers. For some people, certain foods trigger overeating. Be aware of these foods and […]

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Things That Slow Down Metabolism

How many times have you said, “I can’t lose weight because my metabolism is slow.” Over the past two decades, as a St. Louis personal trainer, I’ve heard that time and again from my clients and other people. How do you know if your metabolism is actually slow? Can it be fixed? And is the […]

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